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Tech News Today 9: Fatalities Are Back!

by TWiT

Published June 11, 2010


Mortal Kombat can kill, Google reveals vulnerabilities in XP, U.S. looks at web security, and more.


Run time 35:00
Producer TWiT
Audio/Visual sound, color
Language English


Credits

Tom Merritt
Sarah Lane
Erik Lanigan

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Topics

Google researcher publicizes Windows XP security exploit
http://tech.slashdot.org/story/10/06/11/0143255/Google-Researcher-Issues-How-To-On-Attacking-XP

FCC to probe iPad security breach
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100611/tc_nm/us_fcc_cybersecurity_2

Project Natal to begin shipping in August
http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20100611PD215.html

Sprint to throttle data usage to manage network
http://www.engadget.com/2010/06/11/sprint-to-begin-throttling-data-this-summer

Google News tries out new layout with editors
http://www.niemanlab.org/2010/06/google-news-experiments-with-human-control-promotes-a-new-serendipity-with-editors-pick

Mortal Kombat going back to its roots
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2010/06/mortal-kombat-makes-return-to-2d-brings-back-fatalities.ars

Tape storage not quite as dead as expected
http://www.channelinsider.com/c/a/Storage/Tape-for-Storage-Staples-Says-Tapes-Demise-Greatly-Exaggerated-339951/

New 3D display technology that doesn't need glasses
http://www.technologyreview.com/computing/25524/?a=f

Novell wins in court vs SCO in Linux patent case
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20100610161411160

Voicemail from Tim about Google WiFi data collection issue

Online coverage of the World Cup
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-06-11/akamai-reports-record-viewers-on-news-sites-as-world-cup-starts.html

Email from Daniel about Australia's ISPs being required to record browsing history
http://www.zdnet.com.au/govt-wants-isps-to-record-browsing-history-339303785.htm

Email from Paul about potential privacy issues with iPhone 4 front-facing camera

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